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Changed password to SQL database. Urgent help needed.

avantime4mikeavantime4mike ✭✭
edited February 2011 in Vanilla 2.0 - 2.8
Whilst trying to work out how to upgrade from PHP4 to PHP5 so I can upgrade to Vanilla 2, I couldn't get access to my SQL database as I had forgotten the password. I changed the password but now my Vanilla 1 forum is down presumably because it is using the old password to access the database. The error I get when trying to login to the forum is:-

The error occurred on or near: mysql_connect() [function.mysql-connect]: Access denied for user 'dbo2*******8'@'212.***.***.***' (using password: YES)

How can I enter the new password into my forum setup?

Or of course discover the password stored in the forum so I can restore it to my SQL?


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    OK found the old password in database.php

    Sorry I'm still very much a beginner at this.
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